Test Drives

BMW i3

2017 BMW i3 94Ah REx Test Drive Review

While the BMW i3 REx (with a 650cc two-cylinder petrol engine serving as back-up generator) has been the primary choice in UK from the start, the introduction of a longer-range 33.2 kWh (94 Ah li-ion cells) battery version means the advantage of the extended range option on the BMW should decrease (a fact we have…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 6

Mercedes-Benz C350e

2016 Mercedes C 350 e Sport Test Drive Review

Autocar recently test drove the Mercedes-Benz C 350 e plug-in hybird in the UK In fact, the C 350 e is actually a best selling plug-in for the UK already for the first half of 2016: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV – 5,145 Mercedes C 350 e – 2,768 Nissan LEAF – 1,620 The…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 4

2016 Kia Soul EV:  Long Term Recap & Review From Toronto, Canada

2016 Kia Soul EV: 1 Year Review – Video

Following up on a early review of a 2016 Kia Soul EV sent to us by Dax in Toronto, Canada last January, here is the follow-up, 1 year (long term) report on the 93 mile (epa rated) all-electric Kia. It is interesting to note Dax’s opinions on the car, especially considering…

3 months ago by Jay Cole 15

Hyundai IONIQ Electric Marina Blue

Hyundai IONIQ Electric First Drive Review

The Hyundai IONIQ Electric has now taken a bow in UK, so we can now note the early test drive returns on the all-electric model. According to Autocar, excitement isn’t the strong suit of the IONIQ Electric, but it’s still a decent car with relatively quick acceleration, excellent for city use with…

3 months ago by Mark Kane 35

Toyota Prius Prime

Toyota Prius Prime First U.S. Drive Reviews Are In – Videos

Toyota brought a small fleet of its upcoming Prius Prime plug-in hybrid to the US for media test drives this month, and now we are flooded with reviews after the company’s black-out embargo has lifted. A selection of various test drives are itemized below for viewing, but we really appreciate Alex on Autos’…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 54